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Making Modern Art Accessible: An Outcome Report on the IMMA Art & Ageing Programme
In Autumn 2020, the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in partnership with the Creative Ireland Programme launched an inclusive art programme, Art & Ageing, to help older adults and people living with dementia to combat the social side effects of the global pandemic. This report contains an overview of the programme as well as key findings and qualitative feedback collected from stakeholders.
1 April, 2022
Practising Well: Conversations & Support Menu
The working conditions for creative practitioners in the participatory arts sector are explored in Nicola Naismith’s research. Participants bring increasingly complex and vulnerable positions into participatory arts opportunities, which in turn leads to an intensification and diversification of experience, for both participant and creative practitioner. This report focuses on practical ways to achieve best and sustainable practice.
1 March, 2022
Discoveries in Distanced Arts: The work, wonder, and wear of Entelechy Arts’ Staying Connected Programmes – Practice Report
This practice report, based on research led by Entelechy Arts and Queen Mary University of London, shares learning on how to develop remote arts programmes for older adults.
2 February, 2022
Arts and Creativity in Later Life: Implications for Health and Wellbeing in Older Adults. A Systematic Evidence Review.
This report provides an overview of a systematic evidence review to develop a better understanding of what the evidence tells us about the role arts and creativity plays in older people’s health and wellbeing.
3 January, 2022
Creative activity in the ageing population
This report presents findings on creative activity participation among older adults in Ireland using data from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin, a nationally representative study of community dwelling adults aged 50 years or older in Ireland.
3 January, 2022
Evaluation of Care Hubs of Arts and Creative Excellence Initiative
The Care Hubs of Arts Excellence are an initiative of Age & Opportunity’s Arts Programme. This independent evaluation focuses on the process of implementing the Care Hubs and the impact of the initiative, including the creation of new knowledge of the arts in care settings for older people.
31 October, 2021
Social Return on Investment study of the Helium Arts Creative Health Hub Programme
Helium Arts is the national children's arts and health organisation. This Social Return on Investment study covers Helium's work over a two-year period (2019 - 2020). The research found that the social value of Helium's work is worth almost twice as much as the funding it receives based on the outcomes achieved for stakeholders.
28 August, 2021
Infographic: Mapping Arts and Health Activity in Ireland in 2019
Key findings from the mapping report displayed in infographic form. This research, commissioned by Arts and Health Co-ordinators Ireland (AHCI) and carried out by Dr. Francesca Farina, measures activity across a range of healthcare contexts, from hospitals and day care centres, to community settings and health promotion.
22 May, 2021
Mapping Arts and Health Activity in Ireland in 2019
This mapping report, commissioned by Arts and Health Co-ordinators Ireland (AHCI), measures the level and nature of Arts and Health activity in the Republic of Ireland in 2019.
22 May, 2021
Choirs in Crisis – Soundbites of Singing through the first year of COVID-19
As an independent adjunct to an online survey investigating singing group leaders’ experiences of online singing sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic, undertaken by the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health, these five cases by Angus McLewin Associates capture some of the ways that community singing groups and choirs managed to keep singing through the first year of COVID-19, from February 2020 to March 2021.
27 March, 2021
Research on Artist in Residence in a Care Setting Initiative
An independent study of Age & Opportunity's Artist in Residence in a Care Setting initiative, with a particular focus on the impact of COVID-19 on the implementation of arts programmes in social care settings.
20 February, 2021
Vocal Beats: External Evaluation Report 2020
Vocal Beats is a hospital-ward-based music project led by rb&hArts for children and young people aged 0-25 years old at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.
23 January, 2021